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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 22.03.2017

Kytherian Association of New York Mascarade Ball 1920

Kytherian Association of New York Mascarade Ball 1920

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 11.03.2017

Anna & Liana 1956

The lady on the left is my mother, Anna Zantiotis (Kyrani Anastasopoulos) and the lady on the right is Liana Perdis (Vazeniou).  These two lovely ladies went to school together in Kythera and are still friends to this day.  Liana is the mother of the well known make-up artist Napoleon Perdis.  

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 02.09.2016

105 years young !

perhaps the oldest living person  on the island ..lovely tradoffoli souris ...105 years of age, born in trifllianika in 1911 ! now residing at the kytherian nursing home at potamo ..for over 10 years now , her husband, theodore souris, helped install the electricity to potamo in 1933 ... tradoffoli has 5 children , 10 grand children , 12 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild !, i have know her since i was a small boy going to the island in trifyllianika , she still remembers ...

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submitted by Helen Souris on 18.08.2016

Family Megoloconomou

Aristidi and Metaxia (Zantiotis) Megolocnomou and daughters Maria and Grigoria

 

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 31.05.2016

Unknown male

This photo was located at my great uncle's house in Casino, NSW.  Does anyone know who it is?

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 02.05.2016

Tasia and friends 1954

These three ladies were teachers at the 'Domestic School' in Potamos where my mother learnt to cook, sew, knit and weave.  

The lady in the front is Tasia.  Does anyone know her surname or the other ladies?

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 18.11.2016

Leaving for Australia 1956

This photo was taken at the port in Piraeus in March 1956.  My mother, then Kyrani Anastasopoulos, was about to leave for her journey to Australia.  

Left to right - Kaity (her mother Kyriakoula was the sister of my mother's mother Barbara Komninou), Kyriakoula's husband, Eleni Anastasopoulos (her father George (Doupi) was the brother of my mother's father Peter), my mother, Kaity's brother, Anna Komninou (her father Anastasios was Barbara's brother), Peter ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 18.11.2016

Friends in Auburn 1956

Back row - Koula (Cassimatis) and George Carydis, Kyrani (Anna) Anastasopoulos.

Front row - Grigoria Carydis (Tambakis), Theo Kepreotes, Anna Veneris, Theo Karedis

When Kyrani (my mother) and Anna Veneris arrived in Australia they went to live with Koula and George.  Grigoria is George's mother.  In this photo, Theo and Anna are engaged.  My mother was a bridesmaid at their wedding in June 1956.  When my mother married, Koula and George were the koumbari. ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 25.04.2016

Kyrani (Anna) Anastasopoulos 1956

This photo was taken in Auburn, NSW not long after my mother arrived in Australia.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 25.04.2016

Stephen Zantiotis about 1950

My father was born on March 10, 1928 in Weston, NSW.  His parents were Peter Zantiotis from Ayia Anastasia and Ekaterini Moulos from Logothetianika.  This photo was taken at a friend's wedding around 1950.

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 21.04.2016

Donkey Riding Mitata

From the collection of Fofo and Brettos Sklavos, Mitata

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 21.04.2016

Group from Mitata?

From the collection of Fofo and Brettos Sklavos, Mitata

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submitted by Ernest Pappas on 01.04.2016

Panayiotis Prineas (1876-1957) ca 1914

Left for Australia 1901   to USA in 1904   back to Greece 1908 married Katerini Depontes and returned to USA in 1909 with Kayina, his mother Staveoula, and brother Theodore

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submitted by John Minchin on 16.03.2016

Bylos family at Karavas

Angelo Bylos (Left) , wife Velio Tzortzopoulos (3rd from left), daughter Margaret (front) . Other couple unknown.

This photo was taken during WW2. Angelo and family were in Colombo en route to Kythera when war was declared.  They kept going and were stuck in Greece for the duration.

In a newspaper article titled "Clermont Man Aided Australians In Greece" it stated "Living with his wife and daughter on the island of Kythera, Mr Bylos, known to his ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 05.03.2016

Arthur & Stephen Zantiotis 1943

My father Stephen was born in Weston, NSW in 1928 and his brother Arthur was born in Dapto, NSW in 1930.  My dad still remembers the fabric of his trousers feeling rough on his legs!

Their parents were Peter Steve Zantiotis from Agia Anastasia and Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos from Logothetianika.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 05.03.2016

Arthur & Stephen Zantiotis 1938

Stephen, my father, was born in Weston, NSW in 1928.  His brother Arthur was born in Dapto, NSW in 1930.  

Their parents were Peter Steve Zantiotis from Agia Anastasia and Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos from Logothetianika.  

My dad is 87 and still plays the violin!

 

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submitted by Theo Notaras on 08.01.2016

Current photo of Karava to accompany 1935 Vintage Photo

This Photo is Taken 80 years from the the first note the background of original photo matches the current. Entry to Karava .

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submitted by Theo Notaras on 15.02.2016

Karavas circa 1935

From Nick Tzortzopoulos collection
Vintage Photo including a photo of the same location today.

Front row standing 2nd Falea Poulos nee Coroneo, 7TH standing Matina Notaras nee Tzortzopoulos,8TH Matina Vernardos nee Tzortzopoulos and kneeling 1 ST Nick Tzorzopoulos .

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 03.11.2015

Lefkada’s Hearn: Europe reclaims its literary ‘lost son’

BY DAMIAN FLANAGAN

SPECIAL TO THE JAPAN TIMES
OCT 10, 2015


Photograph: An age before Japan Hearn lived with his Irish great-aunt during the 1850's

The Greek island of Lefkada, rising from the Ionian Sea south of Corfu, is famed for its white beaches and vertical cliffs from which the poet Sappho is said to have leaped to her death. The island is also claimed as the one of the potential sites of Homer’s Ithaca, home of the great wandering ...

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submitted by Farrell Livingston on 06.06.2015

Sofokles, Matilda, and Rosetta Logothetis

Here is Sofokles with Matilda and baby Rosetta, who was born in Athens in 1925.